Upcoming Events

All listed Whitney events are free and open to the public.
For videos, podcasts and images from past Whitney events visit the Archive page.

Wednesday, August 30 to Wednesday, December 20

Critical Refuge: Sculptures by Mohamad Hafez

The Gallery at the Whitney
Whitney Humanities Center
53 Wall Street
MW 3–5 pm
Or by appointment at (203) 432-0670

(Presented in collaboration with the Council on Middle East Studies, Digital Humanities Lab at Yale, Public Humanities, and Whitney Humanities Center)

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Room 108

Tuesday, September 05

Screens, Where and When?

Mellon Sawyer Seminar: Genealogies of the Excessive Screen
Philippe Alain Michaud, Centre Pompidou Paris
In conversation with Rizvana Bradley
(Yale University Art Gallery, Yale Center for British Art, and Whitney Humanities Center)

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5:00pm, Room 208

Saturday, September 09

Mulholland Dr., Director David Lynch

(USA, 2001) 147 min.
(Yale Film Society and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

7:00pm, Auditorium

Sunday, September 10

Racism, Antisemitism, and the Radical Right

The Fifth Annual Conference of the International Consortium for Research on Antisemitism and Racism (ICRAR)
Racism, Antisemitism, and the Radical Right
(Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism; Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration; and Whitney Humanities Center)

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9:00am, Auditorium

Thursday, September 14

The Realms of Nonfiction

Prizewinners Maya Jasanoff and Ashleigh Young discuss fact-based writing and the imagination
Moderated by Briallen Hopper
(Windham-Campbell Prizes and Whitney Humanities Center)

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12:00pm, Room 208

Thursday, September 14

The Global Republic of Poetry

Prizewinners Ali Cobby Eckermann and Carolyn Forché discuss poetry’s capacity to give voice to the local, the personal, and the political in a globalized world
Moderated by Richard Deming
(Windham-Campbell Prizes, Yale Creative Writing, English Department, and Whitney Humanities Center)

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4:00pm, Room 208

Friday, September 15

Art in the Age of Trump

Prizewinners André Alexis, Carolyn Forché, Ike Holter, and Maya Jasanoff discuss writing in a hyper-partisan era
Moderated by Erroll McDonald
(Windham-Campbell Prizes and Whitney Humanities Center)

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4:00pm, Room 208

Sunday, September 17

Volver, Director Pedro Almodovar

Treasures from the Yale Film Archive
(Spain, 2006) 121 min. 35mm.
(Film Study Center, courtesy of Paul L. Joskow; and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

2:00pm, Auditorium

Monday, September 18

Shulman Lectures

Jacques Lezra, University of California Riverside

Atomic Sex: Lucretius's Material Republic

Reports from Nonhuman Worlds
 

5:00pm, Room 208

Tuesday, September 19

Screens and Writing

Mellon Sawyer Seminar: Genealogies of the Excessive Screen
Juliet Fleming, New York University
In conversation with Paul North
(Yale University Art Gallery, Yale Center for British Art, and Whitney Humanities Center)

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5:00pm, Room 208

Wednesday, September 20

The Gallery at the Whitney

Opening Reception
Critical Refuge: Sculptures by Mohamad Hafez
(Council on Middle East Studies, Digital Humanities Lab at Yale, Public Humanities, and Whitney Humanities Center)

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5:00pm, Room 108

Monday, October 02

Shulman Lectures

Manuel De Landa, Princeton University

The Philosophy of Chemistry

Reports from Nonhuman Worlds
 

5:00pm, Room 208

Sunday, October 08

Fast, Cheap, & Out of Control, Director Errol Morris

Treasures from the Yale Film Archive
(USA, 1997) 80 min. 35mm.
(Film Study Center, courtesy of Paul L. Joskow; and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

2:00pm, Auditorium

Monday, November 06

Shulman Lectures

Claire Colebrook, Pennsylvania State University

Fragility, Globalism, and the End of the World

Reports from Nonhuman Worlds

5:00pm, Room 208

Sunday, November 12

Un Prophete, Director Jacques Audiard

Treasures from the Yale Film Archive
(France, 2009) 155min. 35mm.
(Film Study Center, courtesy of Paul L. Joskow; and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

2:00pm, Auditorium

Tuesday, November 14

Screens, Surveillance, Warfare

Mellon Sawyer Seminar: Genealogies of the Excessive Screen
Yuriko Furuhata, McGill University
In conversation with Marijeta Bozovic
(Yale University Art Gallery, Yale Center for British Art, and Whitney Humanities Center)

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5:00pm, Room 208

Sunday, December 10

Amistad, Director Steven Spielberg

Treasures from the Yale Film Archive
(USA, 1997) 155 min. 35mm.
(Film Study Center, courtesy of Paul L. Joskow; and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

2:00pm, Auditorium